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Synonyms for housing
ˈhaʊ zɪŋ

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  1. housingnoun

    cover, accommodation, covering, case, casing, lodging, lid

  2. housingnoun

    The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.

    lodging, case, casing, cover, accommodation, covering, lid

  3. housingnoun

    Residences, collectively.

    She lives in low-income housing.

    lodging, lid, cover, casing, accommodation, covering, case

  4. housingnoun

    A mechanical component's container or covering.

    The gears were grinding against their housing.

    lid, cover, accommodation, lodging, case, casing, covering

  5. housingnoun

    A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.

    case, lid, covering, lodging, accommodation, cover, casing

  6. housingnoun

    An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.

    lodging, case, cover, lid, covering, casing, accommodation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. housing, lodging, living accommodationsnoun

    structures collectively in which people are housed

    lodging, living accommodations, lodgment, caparison, lodgement, trapping

  2. housingnoun

    a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component

    lodging, living accommodations, caparison, trapping

  3. caparison, trapping, housingnoun

    stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse

    trapping, caparison, lodging, living accommodations

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. housingnoun

    horse-cloth, saddle-cloth

  2. housingnoun

    covering, protection (from the weather)

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  1. Ryan Sweet:

    Rising material prices, including lumber, are beginning to weigh on builder confidence and reduce housing affordability.

  2. James McGlew:

    (The deal is) also taking a view on housing construction market in the United States which does appear to be heading in a positive direction, with interest rates now rising, it will be interesting to see how that impacts on the growth particularly in the domestic building market.

  3. Klaas Knot:

    It's not so relevant why rates are so low, what's relevant is that they are going to stay at this level and then the consequences for the housing market and for pensions must be faced. ... We will enforce the rules.

  4. Elizabeth Lusskin:

    We need to have more and more places for people to live without driving up the cost of all the existing housing, we have been adding housing units in a tremendous rate in Long Island City, including affordable units... but there's always going to be more to do.

  5. Carolyn Daly:

    Here is a prime example, in prime NYC real estate, where an uber-wealthy celebrity couple and tenant can take advantage and exploit a law that was intended for truly struggling artists and low-income families in need of affordable housing.

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